Ron Johnson

Senior Director, Product Management and Architecture Optical Systems

Cisco Mass-Scale Infrastructure Group

Ron Johnson manages Cisco’s optical portfolio and the integration of IP and Optical. He has held this position for 12 years and has worked with Cisco’s optical group for more than 19 years. He holds multiple patents related to Cisco’s product offerings. Ron’s team is responsible for recent innovation and integration in DWDM, Packet, and TDM technologies. Ron has been in telecom for the last 22 years. Starting out in Pacific Bell/SBC where he obtained a large carrier operational perspective that has found its way into Cisco’s IP+Optical portfolio.


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